A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-02-18
Summary:

The Tramp' featuring Henry Krauss will be screened tonight at the Victoria Theatre. Pathe's British and American Gazettes are really good this week and comic pictures are worth seeing. A well-known cinema serial 'The Fatal Ring' featuring Pearl White is expected shortly from…

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Headline: The Cinemas
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-04-15
Summary:

Seats were fully occupied at Victoria and Hongkong Theatre. In the twentieth century the role of a hero is played by a female rather than male and Pearl White fulfils every requirement in the 'Fatal Ring.' Film synopsis included. Many interesting films will be shown in the programme…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-01-10
Summary:

There will be a special matinee at the Hongkong Theatre showing a thrilling drama 'The Fatal Ring' in five parts and various comics.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-03-12
Summary:

From today until Tuesday next a Paramount picture in five parts, 'Pretty Mrs Smith' featuring Fritzie [sic] Scheff, will be screened at the Hongkong Theatre. Fatty Arbuckle will be seen in a delightful 2-part love comedy. At the 7:15 performance a new serial in fifteen episodes '…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-03-30
Summary:

The change of programme at the Hongkong Theatre tonight brings a most interesting 6-part drama 'Fighting Cressy,' featuring the popular star Blanche Sweet. At the 7.15 p.m. performance the 9th and 10th episodes of the serial film the 'Iron Test,' will be screened. Special…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-04-23
Summary:

From today until Tuesday night a 5-part drama 'The Ruler of the Road,' featuring Frank Keenan will be screened at the Hongkong Theatre. Interesting Pathe Gazette and comedies will also be screened. At 7.15 p.m. the 13th and 14th episodes of the 'Iron Test' will be shown.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-11-26
Summary:

The romantic French-Canadian woods, made famous by Frank Mayo in 'The Brute Breaker,' furnish the locale for 'The Magnificent Brute,' the Universal action drama which will be seen at the Hongkong Theatre today. The 'Magnificent Brute' is Lucien Hubbard's screen…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-03-14
Summary:

A Paramount picture in five parts, 'Pretty Mrs. Smith,' featuring Fritzi Scheff, is being screened at the Hongkong Theatre. The popular Fatty is appearing in a comic entitled 'Fatty Arbuckle in Love.' Also, at the 7.15 performance a thrilling serial picture, 'The Iron…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-03-18
Summary:

A Paramount picture film, in five parts entitled 'The Clever Mrs. Carfax,' featuring Julian Eltinage, is being screened at the Hongkong Theatre. Meanwhile, a comic film, 'A Brass Monkey,' will be released. The subsequent episodes of the serial picture 'The Iron Test…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-04-25
Summary:

The 'Ruler of the Road,' a five-reel drama, in which Frank Keenan is seen at his best, is being screened at the Hongkong Theatre. Pathe's Gazette and an interesting comic make up a splendid programme. The serial film 'The Iron Test' (13th and 14th episodes) is shown at…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-10-12
Summary:

Bullet Proof,' starring Harry Carey, will be shown from today at the Hongkong Theatre. 'Bullet Proof' is the work of John Frederick, and it was produced for Universal by Lynn Reynolds, the director responsible for 'The Brute Breaker,' 'Overland Red,' and other…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-11-26
Summary:

Frank Mayo, the star of 'The Brute Breaker' and other big Universal features, will be the principal attraction at the Hongkong Theatre today in his newest fast action picture drama, 'The Magnificent Brute.' It is directed by Robert Thornby. Frank Mayo is supported by Dorothy…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-11-28
Summary:

The Magnificent Brute,' featuring Frank Mayo, the star of 'The Brute Breaker,' was screened at the Hongkong Theatre. The story was originally written by Lucien Hubbard. Also, Frank Mayo is supported by Dorothy Devore, Percy Challenger, Alberta Lee, J. J. Lanoe, William Eagle-Eye,…